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All services continue to be offered remotely during regular business hours.

COVID-19 Updates from International Student Services: August 2021: Easing of border measures coming into effect on August 9th, 2021 at 12:01am (ET). 
The latest updates can be found on the Entering Canada page.
            1. International students with a valid study permit (or approval letter) can travel to Canada (McGill is on the list of DLIs with an approved COVID-19 readiness plan). Before making travel plans, please refer to our Entering Canada page.
            2. Fully vaccinated travellers authorized to enter Canada by land or by air, are now exempt from the federal requirement to undergo a 14-day quarantine. The 14-day quarantine continues to be required for all other travellers who are not considered fully vaccinated.
           3. For more information, please refer to McGill's quarantine resources and IHI’s vaccination FAQs.

Please visit our COVID-19 page for additional news, resources, and FAQs.


Before reviewing the information below, please see ISS' COVID-19 FAQs and resources pages for up to date information on the impact of COVID-19 on immigration related matters.

Upon activation on Minerva, please wait until September 1st to sign up to the Medavie Blue Cross app or the Medavie Blue Cross website portal.

Please note, if you do not have a Medavie Blue Cross Username and Password, you can register using your Policy Number (The 10-digit Policy number is (0095258000) and your Identification Number (Your McGill ID + 01 at the end i.e: 260XXXXXX01*)

*If you were enrolled in IHI before May 4th, 2019, your Identification Number will be your McGill ID + 00.


How to Make a Claim:

On the Medavie Blue Cross Website

On the Medavie Blue Cross Mobile App

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